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Rustique Bistro

433 Bowen Island Trunk Rd, British Columbia V0N 1G2, Canada
+1 604-947-2277
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“cobb salad” (8 reviews)
“pate” (7 reviews)
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French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
433 Bowen Island Trunk Rd, British Columbia V0N 1G2, Canada
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

i ordered the special wich was a spinach/kale/quinoa salad topped with ahi tuna. it was $19 but a good size portion. i waited quite a lengthy time to recieve it, no air conditioning. on a hot day. the salad tasted great but about 1 hr...More

Thank wendy s
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This was a great find - the food was amazing! We tried Brussel sprouts, a poke bowl, Cobb salad and a halibut fish as as well as truffle Parmesan fries. The staff were lovely and food came out super fast. They also sell alcohol and...More

Thank aroundtheclockfoodie
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Went here for lunch on a Wednesday (the other options were not open for lunch). It was a hot day and would have sat on the patio but there were no tables fully in the shade. Indoor seating is OK. Waiter brought water (never got...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed July 3, 2018

It was our second time to Bowen Island and we decided to try this restaurant. We had met the owner the previous month and he was so friendly and warm we wanted to eat at his place. It was Friday night and not too busy,...More

1  Thank Karbar1088
Reviewed April 22, 2018

The sign on their door says 'We're open and AMAZING'. Well it was pretty good, but not like their proclamation. I had trout, which was mislabelled, I think, as Rainbow trout, the flesh not the usual nice pink. However, though a bit bland, it was...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Probably the best food on Bowen, a warm cozy and comfortable French Bistro environment. Not an extensive menu but it is a bistro and what they do serve is very high quality.

Thank flygirl2009
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

You don’t want to miss this quaint French bistro. Every item in this place carries the uniqueness that is hard to get anywhere. The soups, sandwiches and entrees are simply awesome. Wish we had space to try desserts.

Thank Krish C
Reviewed November 8, 2017

If you are one of those folks who always get caught out when the ferry line moves, this is the plan for you! Scrumptious French food by a French Chef trained in France -- to go! So one can savour every bite because the ferry...More

1  Thank westcoastfoodee
Reviewed October 6, 2017

It's been months since I had the chance to eat at the Rustique Bistro but once again, I was delighted with my experience last night.They have a wide menu choice. We shared the pate (always excellent) and the tuna tataki. The special was an unusual...More

Thank Georgia108
Reviewed August 24, 2017

My husband, daughter, and I always enjoying dining at La Rustique Bistro whenever we are on Bowen Island. The food is always delicious and I love how fresh and homemade everything tastes. The service is excellent and the owner, Celine, is very friendly and kind....More

Thank MelodyF93
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$18
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 Bowen Island Trunk Rd, British Columbia V0N 1G2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Bowen Island
  • Phone Number: +1 604-947-2277
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French inspirited restaurant on Bowen island , using local fresh ingredients.
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